'No IR35 tax risk' for agencies when using HMRC's tool

'No IR35 tax risk' for agencies when using HMRC's tool

A former HMRC inspector has claimed that recruitment and employment agencies will bear no tax risk as long as their client uses HMRC’s CEST tool when assessing a contractor’s IR35 status.

Philip Manley, former-HMRC inspector and current tax partner at Dow Schofield Watts made the argument in ContractorCalculator and The Law Place’s 18-month investigation into the tax law changes.

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